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Juror: Race was not an issue in Zimmerman verdict

But he went “above and beyond” in his role as a neighborhood watch member.


Quoted from Juror: Race was not an issue in Zimmerman verdict on Yahoo! News – Latest News & Headlines

Studies have demonstrated that in some instances, jurors tend to be harsher in their judgments of a same-race defendant, such as when the evidence against the defendant is unambiguously strong, the crime in question is prospective jurors about racial bias: a capital defendant accused of an interracial crime is entitled to have a defense lawyer inform prospective jurors of the race of the victim and to ask questions that probe

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